Ian Kinsler
Tigers' Ian Kinsler: On base four times in Saturday loss
Ian Kinsler, 2B, DET
12:18 AM
News: Kinsler went 3-for-4 with a walk and run in Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Royals.

The leadoff man did a solid job of setting the table Saturday, getting on base four times and posting his second consecutive multi-hit effort. Kinsler is closing out the season in strong fashion, now hitting .344 (21-for-61) in September with six multi-hit outings overall.

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Starlin Castro
Yankees' Starlin Castro: Takes batting practice Saturday
Starlin Castro, 2B, NYY
9/24/2016
News: Castro (hamstring) was able to take batting practice on the field prior to Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, LoHud.com reports.

Manager Joe Girardi had previously indicated it was unlikely Castro would return during the weekend set, and while that outlook may still hold true, it's an encouraging sign that the second baseman was able to hit on the field after he was also able to take swings in a cage Friday. If he does indeed remain out for the remainder of the Toronto series, Castro's next chance to slot back into the lineup will come Monday against the Red Sox.

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Rougned Odor
Rangers' Rougned Odor: Out of Saturday's lineup
Rougned Odor, 2B, TEX
9/24/2016
News: Odor is out of the lineup Saturday against the A's.

The Rangers are resting most of their regulars Saturday after clinching the division Friday night. Jurickson Profar will start at second base and hit second Saturday.

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Robinson Cano
Mariners' Robinson Cano: Totals four hits in win at Twins
Robinson Cano, 2B, SEA
9/24/2016
News: Cano had four hits and two RBI in a win at the Twins on Friday.

Cano has had a rocky couple weeks, but it looks like he's starting to find his groove again. He's reached base nine times in the last four games and drive in five in that span. He only has one extra-base hit in his last night games, though. With 33 homers and 30 doubles, Cano reached 30/30 for the second time in his career. One more homer will give him a career high.

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Arismendy Alcantara
Athletics' Arismendy Alcantara: To miss rest of season with sprained thumb
Arismendy Alcantara, 2B, OAK
9/23/2016
News: Alcantara will miss the rest of the season with a sprained thumb that he suffered on a slide in the ninth inning Wednesday, CSN California's Joe Stiglich reports.

Alcantara had been bypassed on the organizational depth chart by the likes of Joey Wendle and Chad Pinder, so he wasn't going to play much even if he was healthy. It will likely be a major challenge for him to make the 25-man roster out of spring training next year, at which point he will start to look like a long-term organizational depth piece.

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Joey Wendle
Athletics' Joey Wendle: Out of Friday's lineup
Joey Wendle, 2B, OAK
9/23/2016
News: Wendle is out of the lineup Friday against the Rangers.

He had started the last eight games for the A's at second base, but is out of the lineup in favor of Chad Pinder on Friday. In those eight games, Wendle hit .294/.342/.382 with one home run in 38 plate appearances. He should be able to compete to be Oakland's starting second baseman next year in spring training.

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Donovan Solano
Yankees' Donovan Solano: Hits first homer of year
Donovan Solano, 2B, NYY
9/21/2016
News: Solano went 3-for-5 with a homer, two runs, and two RBI in the Yankees' 14-4 win over the Rays.

It was Solano's third game and his first home run of the year, as he joined Gary Sanchez and the rest of a Yankees lineup that put up 17 hits on the Rays. Solano spent parts of four seasons with the Marlins before heading to New York, and never hit more than three home runs despite garnering 300+ at-bats twice.

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Dustin Pedroia
Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia: Returns to lineup Wednesday
Dustin Pedroia, 2B, BOS
9/21/2016
News: Pedroia (knee) is back in the lineup Wednesday against the Orioles, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

Pedroia was held out Tuesday due to soreness in his left knee, but the issue was never considered to be something that would keep him out for more than a day or two. The veteran will return to his usual spot at second base, and he'll hit atop the order against the Orioles' Ubaldo Jimenez.

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Devon Travis
Blue Jays' Devon Travis: Riding career-high hitting streak
Devon Travis, 2B, TOR
9/21/2016
News: Travis is in the midst of a career-high 17-game hitting streak, going 29-for-74 (.392) dating back to Sep. 3.

Travis went hitless in the first game this month, but has tallied at least one base knock in every game since. The second baseman has nine multi-hit performances during the run, and has raised his average from .292 to .309 in the process. Despite missing more than a month to start the season due to a shoulder injury, Travis has put together quite a strong sophomore campaign. Through 375 at-bats in 92 games, the 25-year-old has notched 10 home runs, 25 doubles, 49 RBI and 50 runs.

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Logan Forsythe
Rays' Logan Forsythe: Smacks fourth triple of season in Tuesday loss
Logan Forsythe, 2B, TB
9/21/2016
News: Forsythe went 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Yankees.

After tallying only a single in his previous nine at-bats, Forsythe bounced back with his seventh multi-hit effort of September. The veteran is closing out the season in fine fashion, with a .313/.403/.463 line in 67 at-bats this month.

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